13-year-old Tamworth girl charged with stealing electric bike from Paradise Caravan Park in Tamworth

File photo.
File photo.

A 13-YEAR-OLD girl has been refused bail, accused of stealing an electric bike as well as bank cards from a caravan park in Tamworth.

CCTV allegedly captured the girl using the stolen bank cards to buy items from both Woolworths in East Tamworth along with the nearby McDonalds on Saturday night.

The girl is accused of stealing the Dyson electric bike, worth more than $2,000, from the Paradise Caravan Park off Peel Street about 8.30pm.

Police allege the girl also took a wallet containing bank cards and an amount of money from a car at the park.

She was also allegedly captured on the council’s CCTV cameras riding the bike in the CBD.

Police arrested the girl at a house on Sunday night but are yet to recover the bike.

She’s facing five charges including larceny, dishonestly obtain financial advantage and entering a vehicle without consent.

The girl was refused bail to front Tamworth Local Court.

Police are appealing for public help to find the bike, which is orange in colour.


Meanwhile, police are investigating an attempted break-and-enter in East Tamworth.

Police said offenders tried to steal a Hyundai Santa Fe parked at the property but were unsuccessful.

They made off with coins from inside the car.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Tamworth police on 6768 2999.